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Are They Monarch Butterflies?

Sensation: “butterflies” in stomach

Scary thought: “What if I’m going crazy?”

Challenging the scary thought (“Q & A” style):

Q: "Is this ‘butterfly’ sensation dangerous?”
A: “No”

Q: “What are the chances that feeling ‘butterflies’ will lead to me immediately becoming psychotic?”
A: “Zero!”

Q: “Has anyone ever become psychotic because they felt ‘butterflies’ in the stomach?”
A:  “No.  Of course not!”

Q:  “Do I actually believe I have real butterflies in my stomach?   If so, are they Monarchs?"

A:   :)

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